Practice Opportunities

DDS/DMD – Yakima, WA

Contact Name: Norma Ortiz Diaz
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Location: Yakima, WA
Practice Name: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic


Children’s Village and Lincoln Avenue Medical-Dental Clinic locations in Yakima, WA:  Associate Director of Pediatric Dentistry • May serve as Pediatric Dental Residency Faculty, including clinical and didactic instruction, resident class review, mentoring, supervising resident research, and evaluating residents. • Serves as “Affiliate in Practice” faculty and mentors assigned dental students two to four-week rotations. • Collaborates with local Dental Leadership to monitor activities of the assigned visiting Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) Dental Assistants. • Acts as liaison between the CDO, Clinic Director, and Dental Clinic staff. Informs the CDO of relevant professional and technical issues in the clinics. Supervises and evaluates the Hygienist’s clinical performance. Ensures Quality Assurance (QA) evaluations and reports are completed in a timely manner. Serves on the clinic’s Dental Leadership Team. Leads the implementation and execution of the strategies and goals developed by the Dental Leadership Team. Collaborates with Clinic Director to set expectations for dental staff, resolve issues, and enact measures to improve the dental clinic’s productivity, efficiency, and quality Position highlights: • 270k annual compensation • 30k hiring bonus • 20k relocation bonus • NHSC and WSAC student loan repayment eligible • Malpractice insurance coverage (no tail coverage policy needed)